International Graduates

Moving to a new country can be an exciting time, but it can also be challenging. The Professional Support Unit at NIMDTA are here to make your transition as easy as possible and to help you settle into your new HOME.

Relocating to Northern Ireland

Key facts, why train here?

Tier 2 / Skilled Worker Route - the process explained

Living in Northern Ireland

Nurseries and schools

Setting up a bank account

Keeping you healthy

Getting online

This group aims to provide a network of support for Doctors and Dentists who are new to NI.


It is monitored and administered by doctors and dentists in training.

Living in Northern Ireland

Getting around Northern Ireland

Religion and Spirituality

Places to worship

Socialising / activities

For adults and children

Working in Health and Social Care (Northern Ireland)


Working in the NHS

All you need to know

Professional Bodies

Have you signed up to the BMA or Medical Defence Organisation?

Local Universities

Useful Resources

Helpful guides and courses


The PSU provides support to trainees in the following areas:

  • Immigration
  • Relocating to NI - contact us for support with any difficulties you are experiencing
  • Confidential pastoral support service for trainees experiencing difficulties during their training
  • Provision of careers advice

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Hear first hand from current IMDG trainees


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